Sep 19, 2023

Richmond, US, 23223

Account Representative - Forged Cigar - Michigan

Working for one of our world-class brands means being part of a great working environment and collaborating with people from all corners of the world on a product you are proud of.


What can you expect as a Account Representative with Forged Cigar Company?

  • Increase sales in respective accounts, call prospective customers, establish buying cycles, and create a customer/supplier relationship
  • Manage existing business accounts utilizing effective call strategies, conceptual selling, creative problem solving, promotional planning, and merchandising, etc.
  • Develop business partnerships with all classes of trade in order to promote our market leadership
  • Secure proper distribution with all channels of trade
  • Arrange, manage, and participate in brand-building events in coordination with Events Marketing team
  • Manage and maintain records, files, and reports
  • Operate district within assigned operating budget
  • Prepare sales information for customers
  • Establish buying influences, budgets, and purchasing criteria for assigned accounts
  • Secure and place orders taking into consideration delivery dates and inventory levels for fulfillment
  • Other duties that may become necessary


Your areas of knowledge and expertise (that matter the most for this role):


  • Bachelor's degree (Business degree preferred)



  • Prior B2B sales experience in consumer-packaged goods (CPG) is required; experience with luxury/premium CPG is preferred.



  • Basic consultative sales skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated effective negotiation and closing ability
  • Strong planning and analysis skills, and sound judgment
  • Ability to work well independently and within a team environment
  • Ability to use tablet computer, smartphone, and accessories
  • Ability to reach overhead, bend at the waist, squat, and occasionally lift/carry up to 35 lbs. unassisted
  • Overnight travel will be required, including driving an automobile and travel by aircraft and/or train
  • Satisfactory driving record is required and must be maintained
  • Incumbent must be comfortable with exposure to cigar smoking
  • Excellent time management


We value our employees and in addition to our competitive salaries, we offer a competitive benefit package to our talented team members including:

  • Comprehensive Health Care, Vision & Dental Plan
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Disability Plans
  • Basic & Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Additional Supplemental Benefits
  • Paid Vacation, Paid Time Off (PTO) days, Holidays
  • 401(k) Retirement Saving Plan including a generous Company match


What happens next?

  • You Apply - Join a world-leading manufacturer of cigars and pipe tobacco
  • We carefully review your application (over a nice cup of coffee).
  • The important thing to know is that we process applications on an ongoing basis, so we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible.
  • If we are a match, you’ll receive an email or a call from our HR team
  • And a final note for you to know - We'll get back to you — even if it's a no (for now)


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Nearest Major Market: Richmond